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Definition of Unmanageability: difficult or impossible to manage or control.
Synonyms of Unmanageability: disorderliness, rebelliousness, recklessness, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful.
Love in fellowship.

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What do you mean, ‘unmanageable’?” we ask when we first come into the program. We have been living with our delusions for so long that we really believe everything is okay – or will be okay next week. After a period of time in the program, if we still think we have control, we need to ask for help in facing our delusions and our tomorrow-will-be-better syndrome. –Day By Day | More…

The First Step tells us a lot about our alcoholism. We were out of control. Our addiction/alcoholism was in control. Alcoholism managed everything.

It managed our relationships. It managed how we behaved with our families. As Step One says, “…our lives had become unmanageable.”

Alcoholism ran our lives–not us. We weren’t honest with ourselves. Our program heals us through self-honesty. –Keep It Simple | More…

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